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**Given Problem**You pull upward on a stuffed suitcase with a force of 103 N, and it accelerates upward at 0.731 m/s2.

**(a)**What is the mass of the suitcase?

**(b)**What is the weight of the suitcase?

**Relevant equations**F = ma

W = mg

**Attempted Solution**Find the mass of the suitcase given the Force and acceleration. Then use the mass found and plug it back into the weight equation to find weight.

**(a)**

F = ma

m = F / a

m = 103N / 0.731m/s

^{2}

m = 140.903 kg

**(b)**

W = mg

W = (140.903kg) * (9.8m/s

^{2})

W = 1380.85N